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Calcium Hydroxylapatite to Treat the Face

  • Gabriela CasabonaEmail author
  • Mauricio Shigueru Sato
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Part of the Clinical Approaches and Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology book series (CAPCD)

Abstract

Face rejuvenation is a wide concept and involves not only, but mostly, volume restoration of mainly fat and bone. With aging, subdermal fat and dermis thickness diminish at the extremities, and in the face, the dermis thickens and loosens. Many different fillers can be used to restore facial volume, and each of them has advantages and disadvantages. In this chapter, we describe the use of calcium hydroxylapatite (CaHa) as a secure and effective product to be used to not only restore volume but also stimulate neocollagenesis.

Keywords

Calcium hydroxylapatite Fillers Volume restoration Biostimulation Neocollagenesis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Clinica Vida – Cosmetic, Laser and Mohs Surgery CenterSão PauloBrazil
  2. 2.Mohs Surgeon at Hospital das ClinicasCuritibaBrazil

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